The battle over the spending bill showcased the Massachusetts senator's role—and handed the GOP a talking point.
GOP representatives elected current Whip Kevin McCarthy to replace Eric Cantor as majority leader, and Steve Scalise to take over as whip.
The Veteran Affairs secretary's resignation comes after dozens of members of Congress sought his ouster.
A dozen House members want to hit universities where it hurts—their U.S. News & World Report rankings.
If you have an interest, legislators have a group for it. Even bourbon and beer brewing.
Just look at the calendar: No one wants to take up politically toxic compromises this close to November's election.
On a minimum-wage increase and Obamacare, the left suddenly finds its policy agenda at odds with the respected bipartisan arbiter.
Repeated votes for extension fit into the party's platform, but just as importantly, they allow Harry Reid and his caucus to bash Republicans over and over.
Recent years have seen the $5, $10, $20, and $50 redesigned. Even the defunct $2 bill got a facelift in 1976.
The good news: The bill should prevent another shutdown. The bad news is it doesn't grapple with the largest, most difficult spending questions.
The good news? Negotiators might be able to break longstanding gridlock. The bad news? Both parties might try to stop them.
But the GOP is struggling to recruit female candidates as effectively as the Democratic Party.
The former S.C. governor, who famously admitted to philandering, is favored to win a runoff for the Republican nomination to the House of Representatives.
The Georgian, a recent target of conservative ire, will retire after two terms, and would-be successors are already lining up.
The Supreme Court justice was on her way to San Francisco when the pilot noticed an engine problem before takeoff
The Comedy Central star will force the Federal Election Commission to answer serious questions about restrictions on independent campaign spending